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January 7, 2010
The following prayers, collects, Scripture readings and hymns are suggested worship resources.  They are suitable for use for a Sunday worship service designated as "Refugee Sunday" or for refugee committee meetings. PRAYERS AND COLLECTS O God, our great strength, help us to fix our eyes on you, trusting in your mercy.  Help us to look into the world and discover that you...
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December 10, 2009
Prayer resources abound! Some suggestions: Women’s Uncommon Prayers - Morehouse Publishing 2000 Prayers Old and New (revised) - Forward Movement A General Thanksgiving - BCP 58 & 101 Thanksgivings - BCP 836-841 Other thanksgiving prayers - BCP index p. 813 Table Graces For work well done and work to do, We praise your name, O Lord. For those we love and need to love, We praise...
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December 10, 2009
A Litany of Thanksgiving The Reverend Canon Henry and Mrs. Male, The Reverend Ralph Moore, Diocese of Maine Leader: Let us remember before God and one another the ministries of every member of the universal church, saying, People: “We remember and give thanks.” Leader: For missionaries and emissaries here and abroad; founders and members of Episcopal religious orders; members and...
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March 12, 2009
Three times weekly, John Emerson "works up a good Christian sweat" pumping iron during a half-hour power walk with other men from Trinity Episcopal Church in Lawrence, Kansas. But first, they pray. "It's inspirational," said Emerson, 80, a semi-retired trust and estate attorney who, before joining "Pump 'n' Pray," had never lifted weights or participated...
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January 7, 2009
The Church of England has published two new prayers to comfort people made redundant, and those remaining in the workplace following a round of redundancies at the beginning of a year in which the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development has predicted that at least 600,000 people could lose their jobs.   "The 'Prayer on being made redundant' helps to put into words the...
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August 31, 2008
Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori has designated August 31 as Katrina Remembrance Sunday. The following prayers and concluding collect are suggested for use by congregations throughout the Episcopal Church.       Suggested Prayers of the People In peace we pray to you, O God of steadfast love. Lord God, with grateful hearts we thank you for the many blessings of our lives...
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August 14, 2008
In peace we pray to you, O God of steadfast love. Lord God, with grateful hearts we thank you for the many blessings of our lives, for the joy of families reunited, and the hope of homes and communities restored. We give thanks, too, for the goodness and love which you have made known to us in the continued prayers and presence of our sisters and brothers in Christ who have given so much to...
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February 27, 2008
The Very Rev. Tracey Lind, dean of Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Cleveland, gave the invocation at the February 26 debate between Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama. "We pray especially this night for Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama," Lind said in the invocation. "We give thanks for their willingness to stand before us and offer themselves to...
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